“In “The Mist,” based on yet another Stephen King story, the horror master’s favorite spot Castle Rock is suddenly enveloped by a strange mist. In your normal King book, character intros usually take about 6 chapters, but Darabont needed only a few minutes to set the stage and pull out the curtains. In the mist lurks monsters and in our heroes and anti-heroes lurk monstrosity.
They get trapped inside a country-size supermarket awaiting more death than salvation. In fact, across the story, hope eventually vanish, they face the unknown until reclaimed by the ironic twist in the end—the already popular great expectation ere watching the movie. I’m unfamiliar with the King book, I would presume Darabont had been fairly loyal to it, what with all those typical character sket” read more